According to the Texas Department of Safety, four people died, and three were critically injured after a driver suspected of human smuggling crashed into a truck on Interstate 35 Thursday, June 30, 2022.
According to the Texas DPS, the crash occurred Thursday afternoon on Interstate 35 in Encinal.
According to Texas DPS, the driver suspected of human smuggling evaded law enforcement & crashed into a commercial vehicle.
The DPS discovered a demolished white Jeep smashed up against the back of a truck with the airbags deployed, a destroyed windshield, and the passenger side doors removed.
The crash is still under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
Car accidents happen more frequently than you might imagine in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, a car accident occurs every 60 seconds (NHTSA). Each year, 5.25 million people suffer injuries or lose their lives in car accidents in the US.
Texas is the US state with the most public roads and licensed drivers. The fact that this area has the busiest highway system in the nation is irrelevant. Because of this, Texas sees a lot of car accidents every year.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, more than 3,500 people are killed, and 246,000 people are injured in traffic accidents yearly in Texas.
Soft tissue injuries, lacerations, broken bones, whiplash, headaches, and migraines are all common after a car accident.
La Salle County Car Accident Lawyers
We are all in danger when we drive, even if unaware. You never know when a car accident will happen to you. Distracted driving is a common occurrence on American highways.
If you were hurt in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence, you might be able to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Those seriously hurt in a car accident may incur high medical costs, excruciating pain, and months of lost wages. Your financial obligations will be met once your injury claim has been resolved.
The La Salle County car accident attorneys at Arash Law Texas are prepared to vigorously and pro-actively defend your rights. Please contact us immediately if you’ve been in a car accident so we can offer assistance. Call (888) 398-4017 to speak with a personal injury attorney about your case.